Sr. Software Engineer - (iOS) at Coinbase

San Francisco · Full Time
Coinbase is a platform that facilitates the easy conduct of digital currency for consumers and merchants. This includes the buying and selling of digital currency, secure storage of digital currency in the cloud, and a suite of merchant tools. Read More
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Job Description

Our mission at is to expand the cryptocurrency economy by enabling anyone to complete paid micro-tasks. We’re helping push cryptocurrency past the speculation phase and into the utility phase, where anyone with a phone can have a job.

Since launching last year, our community has grown to hundreds of thousands of members who earn cryptocurrency for completing microtasks. This April we were acquired by Coinbase, and with the backing of the most reputable exchange in the world we are growing our team.

Most of the community interacts with us on their mobile devices. This fits in to the vision we’ve had from the start: wherever there is a phone, there is a job. Our mobile usage is continuing to grow as more and more people discover and join the community.

We’re hiring a Senior iOS Engineer to help build us design, build, and maintain the iOS app. It’s a React Native app, which allows us to maintain a largely cross-platform codebase without sacrificing user experience or security. You’ll work closely with our product and design teams to identify customer needs, and you’ll also work cross functionally with engineering and product teams to release and test new features.


Design, build, and maintain our iOS app using React Native and the iOS app development ecosystem

Collaborate with engineers, product managers, and senior leadership to turn our product and technical vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter

Turn design ideas into features that scale to hundreds of thousands of users

Collaborate with both the and broader Coinbase engineering teams to craft a long term vision for maintaining and scaling the mobile app

Add positive energy in every meeting, and make your coworkers feel included in every interaction

Write code that is solid, clean, and secure while also remembering that an app is only as good as the user experience


You have 2+ years of experience developing mobile apps

You’re familiar with mobile product and design lifecycles and have shipped and maintained iOS apps before

You have experience working in a team with designers and product managers

You have experience shipping mobile apps to a large user base

You write modular high quality code with unit and integration tests

You’re comfortable identifying and fixing performance bottlenecks

Nice to Haves:

You have worked on mobile products with a focus on cryptocurrency, finance, and/or security

You have experience with React Native, Codepush via AppCenter

3+ years experience with iOS

You’re passionate about cryptocurrencies

What to Send:

Details about yourself: your resume, LinkedIn profile, and/or GitHub

Link(s) to apps you’ve released in the iOS app store

We take continuous learning to heart - we’re in a rapidly evolving space and every day brings new ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring the best people, giving them what they need, and then getting out of their way so they can do their best work. We value positive energy, clear communication, and are committed to building an inclusive environment for people from every background. We look forward to hearing from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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What We're Building

Coinbase is a bitcoin wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with the new digital currency bitcoin.

Bitcoin is the world's most widely used alternative currency with a total market cap of approximately $7.0 billion. The bitcoin network is made up of thousands of computers run by individuals all over the world.

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Brian Armstrong
CEO of @Coinbase • Software engineer at @Airbnb and @CarWoo! • Masters in CS and BA in Economics at @Rice University University
Fred Ehrsam
Co-founder @Coinbase, previously FX trader @Goldman Sachs, computer science @DukeU
John Yi
Founded Crowson Technology, and Code and Canvas/Resonant Works, worked at US Army, Red Cross, Affinity Labs, Facebook, Pinterest and Coinbase.
Charlie Lee
Earned a Bachelors and Masters in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. Worked at Guidewire (GWRE), Google, and currently at Coinbase.
Barry Kwok
I build, scale, and lead startups: #4 @Coinbase; #15 @Airbnb; formerly @Scribd, @Google. Began recruiting agency in London. MEng @Queen Mary University.
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